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only at safeway. ingredients for life. complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news -- this is the 10:00 p.m. news on ktvu channel 2 news. >> it is supposed to open in 5 months but they can no longer commit and the bridge may not open on time. i am ken wayne. >> i am julie haener. the broken bolts may delay the opening. what caused the problem and how do they plan to fix it? two big questions still unanswered tonight. continuing coverage now, ktvu's noelle walker is live at treasure island and tells us whatever the fix it won't be
quick. >> reporter: the question tonight is will there be a celebration of opening that span on labor day or will it be delayed? >> reporter: the bay bridge is years behind schedule and over budget now bad bolts are putting the opening in question. >> this is one of the first real correction problems we have had on the project and we will try to lick it and get open on labor day. >> reporter: they told the committee they are looking at four solutions to fix 32 fractured bolts but expressed doubt about when it could be fixed. the bolts are designed to prevent the bridge from moving side to side during an earthquake. when and how? >> when it was designed nobody thought it would happen.
if -- >> reporter: why they figure out why the bolts failed the city is booking hotels for visitors who want to experience the big day. jean quan says a question mark could push the local economy off the bridge. >> okay, we are going to say yes or no by this date. >> reporter: managers say without more information about the repairs they can't commit to any time. reporting live, noelle walker, ktvu channel 2 news. >> during the briefing we were hearing they could still open even if the problem isn't fixed. what are you hearing? >> reporter: that is one of the possibilities, making repairs while people are driving over
the span. the director said he actually thinks that portions of the new span are safer right now than the portions of the old bridge we are driving on. >> noelle walker live for us tonight. thank you. tonight is the first time california took part in the powerball lottery. tonight's drawing was held in sacramento. >> coming to you live from the golden state. hello, america, the california lottery headquarters in sacramento. >> the 43 state to join the game. the first tickets were sold on monday. $60million. here are the winning numbers. 1, 36, 40, 52, 53, and the powerball number is 20. we learned that no one in california won tonight's jackpot. the next drawing is saturday. the post office will continue saturday service now that congress blocked its plan
to eliminate saturday's delivery. they released a statement saying they are disappointed. they wanted to stop in august, a move that would save $2 billion a year but congress passed a bill that ensures 6 days of delivery. we have new information tonight about chevron's plan to move hundreds of jobs out of the bay area. the company plans to relocate 400 possessions to houston. late last year there was concerns 800 jobs would be moving to texas. the company said the workers may be allowed to relocate if they chose. the cuts represent 11% of the 3500 workers that the east bay headquarters. new at 10:00 p.m. an emotional vigil after a worker was gunned down while taking part in a job training program.
ktvu's john sasaki tells us this left people shaken. john? >> reporter: police are scrambling to find the people responsible for this killing. at the same time the family and the community are in mourning. >> these are our kids we are burring out here and enough is enough. enough is enough. >> reporter: dozens of people gathered where 21-year-old dimarea young was killed. he was part of richmond build job training program that helps people turn around their lives. yesterday he was running with a group when several men opened fire. >> he didn't deserve to be shut down. >> reporter: he was shot in the foot. >> i have seen, you know, something that will traumatize me for the rest of my life. >> reporter: his father was running with richmond build job training program. he spoke about working hard for his son. >> i am trying to show him, i
got to keep pushing because i want him to -- i want it to be that we started this together and we will finish it together. >> reporter: they cut their homicide rate to just 18 last year. this was the third killing this year. >> one is more than we want. we want this to stop. this has to stop. we want this to be our lowest homicide year and we want to get to where we have no homicide. >> reporter: several people were overcome with emotion. >> are we going to keep on pushing? >> reporter: police say there were many witnesses and they want them to help find the killers. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. now to the south bay, three people are in custody in connection with a homicide that took place in san jose last
year. he was arrested. police say he was already in state custody and he was in federal custody. both on unrelated charges. authorities are filing murder charges against all three men in connection with the shooting death. he was in a car when he was killed on august 13. authorities say his death is believed to have been gang related. police have found a car used by the gunman during last week's shooting of a south bay paramedic. he was shot in the head at a stop sign in the oakland hills. he died two days later. investigators found the car in east oakland near a school a day after the shooting. new details about the investigation into aistist in oakland -- into a officer
involved shooting in oakland. the shooting was justified but they have learned the da assigned a former police officer taconduct the investigation. the -- to conduct the investigation. the father said i hope they would have looked for an impartial person. a man who was the subject of a man hunt last friday. officials identify him as dimitri storm. here are two photos of the man. deputies say this is video of dimitri storm from last month. investigators say he did steal a car last friday and after being pulled over slammed a car door on a deputy's arm. they used a taser on him twice but he still escaped.
a team of student reporters wrote a investigative series that is the talk of the campus and beyond. >> cara liu tells thus story is about a topic many people would rather avoid. >> reporter: as soon as we walked on to campus we noticed students talking about this story and the subject behind it. the students tell me that is exactly what they wanted. >> reporter: the quote rape culture in the community. >> i know people think it wouldn't happen. >> reporter: she wrote the main article. >> i had people come up to me and say i have a story for you. i got almost 10 interviews with survivors. >> the piece that took three months of research delves into social pressures and the spotty support teen victims receive.
>> it is a cycle where people -- more common place, so people accept it more. >> we wanted to make sure to capture how serious the issue was and fablings on rape -- focus on rape culture in our society. >> reporter: they say it fueled conversation across campus. >> saying so and so the rape victim, et cetera. we have been getting some of that. but mainly it is people talking about the issue as a whole. which is what we want. >> reporter: the students worked with an adult adviser who says this is one of the most meaningful stories he advised on. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. we broke a record with our temperatures today, the big change you could expect
ktvu's amber lee is live to tell us how it will change the landscape. >> reporter: the project is called brooklyn basin. it will transform the water front here with a development designed to attract thousands to this area. >> reporter: the 65-acre project will replace many of the structures you see here. in its place will be 3100 residential units, 200,000 retail of commercial space and a marina. mayor jean quan was helping to secure a investment group. this private investment is what we needed and we hope it will kick start the other developments. >> reporter: supporters say it will create 10,000 jobs and 30 acres of park space but some say it will bring too many
people into the area. >> this is a little family here. >> reporter: dozens of artalists live or work -- artists live or work in this community. neighbors say they fought the developers when the project was first proposed but the project stalled but this time the fight is more difficult because it involves more investors with more money. he fears they will be forced out and into higher rent directs -- district. >> we love this area. we are a microcommunity. >> reporter: the project is expected to break ground next year. live, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. president obama proposed
budget for next year. his budget chips away at the deficit with spending cuts, something depended by republicans. president obama said he met them more than half way. >> i hope that republicans will demonstrate that there is serious -- that they are as serious as they claim to be. >> proposed cuts to social security are getting a lot of attention. the cost of living increases would be cut so a 85-year-old would get $136 lez a year. early education and jobs initiatives. taxes on cigarettes would go up 94 cents a pack. and it raises taxes on the wealthy, $580 billion over 10 years. a banner day for the stock markets. the dow up 128 points, a new
record high. the nasdaq gained 59 points and s&p up 19 points. a research group said the personal commuter market -- computer market fell. hewlett-packard sales dropped 24%. dell down 11%. acer 31% and aces 19 pints. shoppers are turning away from pcs. apple and yahoo will discuss how yahoo could may a bigger role in ipads and iphones. a new deal could include more content from yahoo but no agreement is close. they are not responding to the report. day of action for supporters of immigration reform. ktvu's eric rasmussen was in
san francisco as hundreds took to the streets demanding changes. >> reporter: among those shouting their message in english, spanish, marking in san francisco -- marching in san francisco. >> i am not afraid to say i am undocumented. >> reporter: the student said she came to the u.s. from mexico when she was 9 months old. today she came to plead for a path to citizenship. >> let me use my education that i have, fought for all my life, let me use that to help the community. >> reporter: organizers of this march said they met with senator dianne feinstein before they hit the streets. they hope scenes like this will pressure lawmakers to reach an agreement on immigration reform. >> stuff being talked about, we don't know what that is.
community groups are coming together. >> i want to see families stop being separated. they deserve this. we all came here for the american dream. we deserve the american dream and we are ready. >> reporter: organizers chose to end the march here to protest the detention of those accused of non-violent offenses. in san francisco, eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the message was echoed in san jose where dozens held a similar march this afternoon. and following the march speakers shared their stories and their goals of living the american dream. hundreds of people also gathered in washington, d.c. today on the west lawn of the u.s. capital. they urged capital to pass legislation that includes a path to citizenship. a group of senators is working on a immigration reform bill that is expected to be unveiled
this week. warm out there today. a record high temperature in santa rosa, 85 degrees. everybody else concord 85. livermore 86. warmest day we are going to see for a while. temperatures come down tomorrow a few degrees. into the evening, 68 right now in walnut creak. there is this weak weather system, tweaks through and drops temperatures. it is right here. it is dropping in, right? increasing clouds. temperatures cooler by 10, 12 degrees for your thursday and then we warm up again. five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view and then i will get specific and the weekend, see you back here. a oakland land mark is home to a new restaurant, they opened today on the ground floor on the tribune tower.
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administrative leave. the man accused of driving a car into a san jose walmart faces charges in connection with another crash into a chevron mini mart. he was charged with two counts of attempted murder. he crashed into a walmart on easter sunday. and now prosecutors filed a motion to combine the cases. bart police say a commuter found himself in the middle of a violent connen foreration over where to sit down -- confrontation over where to sit down. >> the fight started about 7:30 a.m. over a seat on a san francisco bound train. this man was spread across two seats when a 62-year-old
passengers asked him to make room so he could sit. he became aggressive. >> we received a call of someone with another person with a head lock on one of our trains. >> reporter: police say a third passengers got involved. a woman packing one of these. and zapped him with a stun gun. ending the altercation. >> it was a good deed. helped this victim from getting more hurt. >> reporter: he was treated for minoriaries and arrested for suspicion -- minor injuries and arrested for suspicion of battery. the woman with the stun gun committed no crime. anyone can carry them. they cost about $40. they need to have direct contact. >> we ask them as long as they are old enough that is fine. most people just want to use it for protection.
>> reporter: passengers applauded the woman. >> you have to set aside whatever your fear is. you might be afraid of what happens to you and, you know, just go for it. >> reporter: if convicted he could face up to a year in jail and a $10,000 fine. rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. a tree slices through a home and knocks out power to hundreds. in minutes the update from pg&e. >> a loud explosion after five firefighters are taken hostage, and get ktvu channel 2
a homecoming for baby owls blown from their nests on monday. the three baby owls fell from a tall tree. tonight they were introduced to their new man made nest box attached to the tree. here is a picture we received. that is a good sign. tonight 200 pg&e customers are still without power and here is why. a large red wood tree came crashing down on to a home this afternoon, after 3:00 p.m. pg&e said it took down power lines and a transformer. they expect power to be restored around 3:00 a.m. this morning. outside atlanta five firefighters responded to a call and found themselves held
hostage. their ordeal lasted for hours before a s.w.a.t. team stormed the home. >> reporter: this is the house in question. 30 miles from downtown. tonight the suspect is dead, an officer and four firefighters wounded but recovering after this hostage situation ended in gunfire. >> we are in a situation where we have a -- a -- an armed person. >> reporter: calling into dispatch. he and four others were called to the house for a medical call. but once inside authorities say the man pulled a gun. >> something that people in public safety prepare for. >> reporter: he demanded his utilities be turned back on.
s.w.a.t. teams arrived as neighbors were trapped in their home and then we heard this. an explosion from a grenade fired by police and then gunfire. >> got to a point where we believed their lives were in immediate danger and s.w.a.t. made a decision to neutralize the situation. >> reporter: and the gunman died. police say one officer was shot in the wrist, he was rushed away in this balance. one firefighter waved as they drove by. a second balance took the remaining hustages to get -- hostages to get checked out. so far we are told two of the wounded firefighters have already been released from the hospital. ktvu channel 2 news. tomorrow the senate is
scheduled to debate gun control measures. the plan would expand bcs while exempting personal -- background checks while exempting personal -- >> for all the intensity and disappointed. they will be praising themselves and it will be a political victory. >> many of the measures are already in place in california however california lawmakers say the state has a stake in the issue. the military is preparing to launch a medium range misling. south korea said he could happen any time. it could hit south korea, japan
or bases in guam. some feel north korea may be compelled to act after all of its threats. china exscutes more people than all the other country -- executes more people than all other countries combined. they believe they execute thousands of people using several methods. china would not confirm the numbers. in london, an excavation unearthed thousands of artifacts. they were found under the financial district. romans occupied britain from 40ad to the fifth century.
facebook is offering a teacher for advairizers. they utizes data from third party marketing firms and they -- utilizes data from third party marketing firms. california attorney general kamala harris spoke about the need for protecting privacy while developing apps. she said there should be a balance between the need for information and the right to privacy. san francisco police are looking for an armed robber so they say they can help him. he robbed a donut shop on monday but police say before he ran away he was stabbed several times by the store owner and may have life threatening injuries. police are looking for him
because they worry he could die without medical attention. >> everybody is important to us. both victims and suspects. >> the owner of the donut shot was shocked by the a-- shot by the robber and is now recovering recovering. today officials confirmed a boat that washed ashore in washington state did travel from japan after the tsunami. it boat did have five fish inside. this is a photo of one of the fish. in san jose beavers moved in not far from the home of the
sharks. they are now in the river near hp pavilion. the family is made up of a pregnant mother and two pups. this is the first time a beaver family lived in the valley. >> a rare sight. the legislation in sacramento that targets the boy scout's ban on gay. and the complete bay area forecast, the temperature trend for the rest of the week. >> here we go. >> chilling video, gunman hit [ female announcer ] safeway presents
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police are looking for two men who committed a string of robberies. >> mike mibach on their mo. >> reporter: the outlet. >> i like the people. >> reporter: he is one of them. >> here we go. >> reporter: surveillance video shows two men walk into the store on january 28. one heads to check out number 28 and points a gun at the checker's head. >> he shut up in -- shot up in the air. >> they continue with the robbery. they get money and fleeing the
business. >> they fired a shot, which is unique. >> reporter: he believes they are responsible for at least 7 armed robberies during a 10 week stretch from mid-january through the end of march. >> they are still out there committing multiple robberies. our >> reporter: the bullet hole still remains. he said that is one reminder of the crime. >> on the way out he told the person, you lucky i didn't shoot you. >> reporter: police say there is a $20,000 reward offered in the case. mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. an autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow on the burned body of a man found in san jose. it was discovered as firefighters were putting out a brush fire. it is believed the victim was
homeless. ktvu found an i.d. card and turned it over to authorities. san francisco police are asking for help finding the family of a man crushed to death in the elevator shaft at the muni station. david thomas. he was sleeping in that -- sleeping in that sellivater shaft -- elevator shaft. the office has been unable to locate his next of kin. german immigrant was convicted of murder today in los angeles. christian gerhartsreiter showed little reaction. he was convicted on circumstantial evidence. he went by many names, including clark rockefeller.
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new 911 recording shows how a 4th grader kept her cool while calling for help. she will be recognized tomorrow for her efforts. >> she said take nice easy breaths. she said she is trying. >> she called 911 last month when her mother got sick. she calmly spoke with the dispatcher till help arrived. tomorrow they will be
recognized in sacramento as part of the 911 for kids local 911 hero program. the boy scouts could pay a price for discriminating against gays. ktvu's ken pritchett was live when the bill cleared its first hurdle. >> reporter: gay eagle scouts coming forward and saying they were discriminated against and demanding the boy scouts change its policy. his story inspired him to co- author a bill, heard today, that would put a price on failing to meet that demand. >> as a non-profit they wouldn't be eligible for the state exemption if they discriminate. >> reporter: the bill angered some scouts. >> it is an unconstitutional
law. >> reporter: he testified forcing the scouts to accept homosexuals and put an end to their sponsorship. >> the state is using the process as a bully club to force non-profit organizations to change their public view point. >> reporter: opponents argue it will have a bigger impact on local troops rather than the national organization. >> i think the boy scouts do a lot of great stuff. not to demonize them but it is time for them to change. >> reporter: this bill wouldn't take effect till next year. the question could be settled before this bill takes effect. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. a number of courses offered to students is expanded.
it will be a partnership between csu and a boston based non-profit. they will offer an online engineering course. san jose state will open a training center for faculty to promote the program. scientists said exercise can boost brain power but now they say certain exercises may be more beneficial for memory than others. researchers did a study of women with mild impairment. they found women who did endurance exercises did better on memory tests than women who just stretched and toned. woman who walked showed greater gains in verbal memory than women who lifted weights. taco bell is planning to
improve the nutritional part of their food. having 20% meet one third of the dietary guide lines. they expect the changes to be in place by 2020. 135 years ago today san francisco's california cable car street line began its climb. 1878. today to celebrate they rang the bell as many times as he could in one minute. the total donation was $1,100. seal pup found yesterday is being nursed back to health. they say she is 5 weeks old and 10 pounds lighter than she
should be. it will take a while before she could be released back into the wild. quite a day today. temperatures in the mid-80s, even upper 80s. it is all ending, though. it will get cooler tomorrow because of this weather system. sweeping through the area now. it is going to create an onshore flow of wind. fog returns to the coast and it will cool things off immediate. so 29 miles per hour winds right now at sfo. out of the west. west wind at oakland too. more of -- more cool breeze and that is why temperatures trending down. tomorrow is going to be cooler by 5-10 degrees. maybe 12 degrees. bay area weekend, we stay the course of the mild pattern. tomorrow instead of mid-80s like today, low 70s. something like that.
over night lows 45 in santa rosa. 45 in napa. the thing you notice along the coast, you will see some coastal fog. that will be the start to your day. today was exceptional with the record high in santa rosa. high pressure doing its thing. arrows going this way. warmer today, cooler tomorrow. that simple. cooler water. cooler air over the top of us. the forecast for tomorrow, as the system gets closer, temperatures down 8-12 degrees. still a nice day. just not as stunning as today. tree pollen, julie haener is noticing. they are trending high right now. whatever you have in front of your house is what is bugging you. as we get into tomorrow night, showers in the sierra nevada.
few clouds over us and coastal fog. shows that slightly unsettled weather pattern. and fog at the coast for the next couple days. highs then, 75 clear lake. right? warm. plenty of cities to show you. 73 livermore. 75 brentwood. cooler but not cold, right? these are nice looking day time highs for thursday. friday tweaks up, back into the mid-70s. five-day forecast, wow, it is spring. spring five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. >> thank you. nevada lawmakers approved a bill to prevent them from imposing fees on the burning man festival. it prevents commissioners from
regulating or licensing an event. they receive a permit from the bureau of land management. they draw 50,000 people to the desert. bud selig declined a request for a meeting with the a's. san jose wants to build a new stadium for the a's and leaders talked about challenging their exemption to get a ballpark built. mark is here now with sports. great day for the a's and giants. >> looking good tonight. barry zito is the best starting pitchther giants has. -- pitcher the giants has. make it 16 connective games the
giants won when he pitches. ded ded one of the -- kevin durant, one of the greats from the nba on hand to see buster posey have his best game, 3-5, 3 rbis. what do you know, a triple. he does. also a double. 1-0. 5 run second. they sweep this thing against colorado. he had three hits. 16 total for the giants. zito had a couple of them. first multi-hit game of his career. hitting .750. 14 scoreless innings. >> nice to have a buffer. can't get too lax because it is the major leagues and teams will jump on you in a second. you have to focus more when you
have a lead. >> the a's lean, hungry and mean run circles over the los angeles angels again. 7 connective wins for the a's. in the 9th. 7 straight games with 10 or more hits. two outs is the key. bullet down the right field line for brandon moss. five rbis today. two on that triple. five run fifth. smith who has three hits for oakland. another two out shot back up the middle. cash in a pair. 9-4. a bouncer, gets the single working. another run in. in the 9th inning the a's in front 11-5 with the angels battle. quite a few golfers tossing and turning right now in georgia as they ready for golf's big day
vest. look at her. six years old. knocks in the birdie putt. looking cute. par three contest. she won the masters in 1988, somebody picked up the flag. no, supposed to be there. i think. nice trick shot. it gets it done. no more fooling around. it starts at the masters tomorrow for real. tomorrow morning, all the highlights tomorrow. but that is the sporting life for a wednesday night. >> see if the a's and the giants could keep this going. >> they both won their division last year, why not a repeat. off to a good start. >> thank you. thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news. we will see you next time the news breaks. >> we have a
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